Latest News

For the first time, military veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be able to access specially trained assistance dogs under a new program funded by the Federal Government. The Sunshine Coast’s SmartPups is one of...

New transitional housing in Nambour will tackle substance abuse and addiction through better access to therapeutic community care. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien attended today’s opening of the new six-bedroom community residence,...

Agricultural Shows are the heart and soul of regional communities and the Federal Government wants them to stay that way. Grant funding is now available for organisers of regional Agricultural Shows to upgrade existing facilities and the...

Ted O’Brien MP has congratulated Rheinmetall Defence Australia after the first BOXER Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle was officially handed over to the Commonwealth Government. The Member for Fairfax lead a bloc of federal LNP Senators and MPs...

**ATTENTION NAMBOUR** Reimagine Nambour has been a community owned initiative to build a roadmap for Nambour’s future. The people of Nambour spoke very clearly – they wanted to maintain a distinct identity while transitioning their local...

Australia’s Olympic Candidature Leadership Group will meet with the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) early next week to discuss Queensland’s potential candidature for the 2032 Olympics. The Australian delegation,...

Climate change seems to have silenced the critics of the cleanest energy of them all. People traditionally have held visceral views on nuclear energy, but climate concerns just may be the game-changer in the nuclear debate . The threat of...

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has opened Queensland’s first operational medical cannabis farm, paving the way for Australian patients to access prescriptions for Australian grown medical cannabis. Minister Hunt inspected the farm at...

The fundraising potential of Men’s and Women’s Sheds will be boosted thanks to reform announced by the Government in the 2019 Budget. The Government is following through on its commitment to grant Men’s and Women’s Sheds Deductible Gift...